Romans 11:18
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English Standard Version
do not be arrogant toward the branches. If you are, remember it is not you who support the root, but the root that supports you.

King James Bible
Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

American Standard Version
glory not over the branches: but if thou gloriest, it is not thou that bearest the root, but the root thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

English Revised Version
glory not over the branches: but if thou gloriest, it is not thou that bearest the root, but the root thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Boast not against the branches. But if thou boastest, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

Weymouth New Testament
beware of glorying over the natural branches. Or if you are so glorying, do not forget that it is not you who uphold the root: the root upholds you.

Romans 11:18 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The branches

Of the olive-tree generally, Jewish Christians and unbelieving Jews. Not those that are broken off, who are specially indicated in Romans 11:19.

Romans 11:18 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Boast not.

Romans 11:20 Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Be not high minded, but fear:

Romans 3:27 Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No: but by the law of faith.

1 Kings 20:11 And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girds on his harness boast himself as he that puts it off.

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Matthew 26:33 Peter answered and said to him, Though all men shall be offended because of you, yet will I never be offended.

Luke 18:9-11 And he spoke this parable to certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others...

1 Corinthians 10:12 Why let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.

thou bearest.

Romans 4:16 Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed...

Zechariah 8:20-23 Thus said the LORD of hosts; It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities...

John 10:16 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold...

Galatians 3:29 And if you be Christ's, then are you Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Ephesians 2:19,20 Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God...

Cross References
John 4:22
You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews.

Acts 25:7
When he had arrived, the Jews who had come down from Jerusalem stood around him, bringing many and serious charges against him that they could not prove.

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